Treating Chronic Depression: Psychotherapy and Medication

Treating Chronic Depression: Psychotherapy and Medication

by Daniel W. Badal


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765703309
Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date: 12/05/2002
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Daniel W. Badal, M.D., began his research in clinical and laboratory work on depression and other mood disorders at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, and later at the Medical School and at the School of Social Work of the Case Western Reserve University. He continues teaching residents and medical students at Case Western Reserve Medical School. In 1999, Dr. Badal was awarded the American Psychiatric Association Tenth Annual Nancy C. A. Roeske, M.D. Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching. He also teaches on the psychology and psychodynamics of mood disorders and on the use of medication in combination with psychotherapy and psychoanalysis to analytic candidates at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Institute.

Table of Contents

Part 1 PART I: The Predicament and Its Effect on Chronicity Chapter 2 The Predicament-Evolution of the Concept Chapter 3 Definitions and Clinical Descriptions of Chronic Chapter 4 Chronicity in Practice Chapter 5 Review of the Current Literature on Chronicity in Mood Disorders Chapter 6 Identifying the Predicament Using the Multiaxial System of DSM-IV Part 7 PART II: Treatment of Chronic and Refractory Mood Disorders Chapter 8 Treatment Principles and Methods for Chronic Mood Disorders Chapter 9 Case Examples of the Treatment of Chronic Mood Disorders Part 10 Summary and Conclusions Part 11 Appendix I. Medications Currently Used for Treatment of Mood Disorders Part 12 Appendix II. Example of Documentation for Gaining Approval for a Program of Rehabilitation of a Patient with a Chronic Mood Disorder Part 13 Appendix III. Annotated Bibliography

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